When comparing Safe in Cloud vs RoboForm, the Slant community recommends RoboForm for most people. In the question“What is the best cross-platform password manager?” RoboForm is ranked 8th while Safe in Cloud is ranked 9th.
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Pro Effective encryption
Safe in Cloud uses 256-bit (AES) Advanced Encryption Standard, which is the same as what the federal government uses to secure information.
Pro Can be synced with any major cloud service
In order to sync across devices, Safe in Cloud lets users select their preferred cloud service. The options include Google Drive, Dropbox, Skydrive, and Box.
Pro Unlimited and free
No monthly pay.
Pro Clean UI
Clean, intuitive, customizable, easy to use interface. Organization is made easy by being able to select different colors and symbols to label cards with.
Pro Android Chrome Autofill
You can autofill form in Chrome on Android. It's not enabled by default though, it must be enabled in the menu.
Pro Imports data from other password managers
Safe in Cloud can import usernames and passwords from virtually every popular password manager.
Pro Supports strong passwords
Safe in Cloud calculates the strength of the password in a very good and clear way. It not only depends on number of Capitals, numbers and special characters. It takes also into account what is found in dictionaries.
Pro Unlimited type of custom fields
You can store all type of fields (text, passwords, URL, data, pin, secret...), even images and files.
Pro Configurable field and built in field editable
You can add an unlimited number of custom fields. Fields can be reordered, assigned labels and symbols, and have their colors changed.
Safe in Cloud also lets you store a variety of data types.
Pro Android version with fingerprint login
Faster access to all passwords without the need to enter master passwords every time. Support Samsung Fingerpint (Note 4 tested)
Pro Custom unlimited templates
Create templates to faster add special types of data. For example: ftp or ssh keys.
Pro Mac version
Pro Android version with autofill in Chrome
Faster to use passwords in Chrome and to carry it around.
Pro Encrypted Database backed up in cloud and synchronised across other platforms
Pro Option to enter just part of password for quick access
Option to enter just part of password for quick access. If this is entered incorrectly then the whole password is needed. This allows one to set a very secure password but will only have to enter a few characters on most occasions.
Pro Maintains a history of previous passwords
Very useful especially if password has been changed in password app and then the website asks for previous password in order to change it.
Pro Can save an image of an ID Card, passport etc.
Pro Web Browser Extension identifies required login required
If URL is present in the data then the username & password are automatically offered for pasting.
Pro Web Browser Extension pastes username and password simultaneously
Pro Locally stored Database can be set to automatically destruct if incorrect password entered too many times (configurable)
The database will still be safe in the cloud and can easily be restored. An excellent balance between security and usability. Locally stored only apps are more susceptible to DOS Denial of Service attacks.
Pro Smartphone App and Desktop App allow offline updates which later sync once connected
Pro Portable versions available
Pro Sophisticated form fill
In addition to being capable of filling in usernames and passwords even in places other popular password managers tend to fail, RoboForm can also fill in a wide variety of other form fields such as long registration or checkout forms that require personal, credit card, banking and other information.
To enable form fill functionality an identity has to be created and all relevant information supplied. It's possible to use multiple identities and identities created from login credential entries. In case of multiple identities a drop-down will offer choice in which to use.
Pro Adding new passwords and updating existing one's requires little manual work
When logging in a website for the first time, RoboForm will offer to save the login credentials via a pop-up. The pop-up allows creating a new entry or replacing an existing one with the information supplied. And if a password has been changed without updating the entry in RoboForm, the application will offer to update the password next time it's used.
Pro RoboForm's toolbar can be used as a bookmark's bar that automatically logs in
RoboForm's toolbar allows accessing all logins and associated websites. Clicking a website will navigate the browser to the appropriate place and peform the login sequence. It even takes care of multiple identities allowing multiple people to quickly switch between, for example, webmail accounts.
Pro Virtual keyboard support for added security
If worried about keyloggers, you can use a virtual keyboard to log in.
Pro Fingerprint verification
Some fingerprint readers can be set up to be used to access RoboForm instead of a master password.
Pro Strong Password Generator
Choose the length and characters you want to use and get a great random password that is one click copy and then saved in Roboform. Quick and effective.
Pro Safenotes allow saving free-form data
Pro Free tier
Roboform for desktop permits the user one license to install one system for free. Paid version, Roboform Everywhere, offers syncronization across multiple platforms for a yearly subscription fee.
Con No native Linux version avaible
There's no native app for Linux available.
Con Inserting text in text or password fields can be slow
It seems safeincloud processes the text quite extensively while typing.
Con Not Open source
Con Does not help with updating weak and old passwords
You will have to step through the entries yourself.